Sacrifice without Borders

OBJECTIVESStudents will: identify the elements of an effective newspaper article determine that the Citizen Honors awardees display many of the same values as Medal of Honor Recipients identify values of courage, sacrifice, … Read More

Hero vs Idol

OBJECTIVESStudents will: compare and contrast the terms hero and idol identify the characteristics of a hero SUGGESTED LEVEL SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS Middle and High School Social Studies, Language Arts LESSON TIME:One … Read More

Honoring Citizen Heroes

OBJECTIVESStudents will: work collaboratively to analyze Citizen Service Before Self Honors (also called Citizen Honors) nominations, debate who should be awarded, and defend their selection with reasoning and evidence reflect … Read More

Defining Citizenship

OBJECTIVESStudents will: analyze the meaning of citizenship make connections to their citizenship within different groups identify ways to improve their roles as members of a community establish their roles as … Read More

What is Patriotism

OBJECTIVESStudents will: define and identify examples of patriotism SUGGESTED LEVEL SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS Middle and High School Social Studies, Language Arts LESSON TIME:One Class Session Medal of Honor Focus: John Finn, U.S. … Read More

Sacrifice Forward

OBJECTIVESStudents will: define sacrifice identify how one sacrifice can have a ripple effect on others SUGGESTED LEVEL SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS Middle and High School Language Arts, Social Studies, Citizen Honors LESSON … Read More

“You And Me, God””

OBJECTIVES Students will: determine that the Citizen Honors awardees display many of the same attributes as Medal of Honor Recipients relate the character values demonstrated by a Citizen Honors awardee … Read More

Feature Writing

OBJECTIVES Students will: understand the meaning and importance of perseverance use and evaluate different sources SUGGESTED LEVEL SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS Middle and High School Social Studies, Language Arts LESSON TIME:Two Class … Read More

Be True To Yourself

OBJECTIVES Students will: analyze and interpret the poem “If” written by Rudyard Kipling understand the theme(s) of the poem analyze thematic links between this poem and the life and actions … Read More

What Would You Do?

OBJECTIVES Students will: identify the values of a Medal of Honor Recipient and a Citizen Honors awardee examine and analyze how a person faces danger SUGGESTED LEVEL SUGGESTED APPLICATIONS Middle … Read More

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